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Estonia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Estonia and North Korea health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

North Korea
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Estonia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    64.7
    72.6
    68.5
    34
    18
    29
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    65.7
    74.4
    70.0
    41
    18
    28
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    64.2
    74.2
    69.1
    69
    35
    54
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    64.6
    74.6
    69.5
    90
    53
    71
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    65.4
    76.1
    70.8
    101
    48
    85
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.6
    80.2
    75.6
    76
    34
    45
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    73.0
    82.1
    77.8
    66
    32
    39
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.0
    82.1
    66
    32
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    73.3
    82.3
    75
    33
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    73.4
    82.4
    75
    33
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.4
    82.4
    75
    33
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.6
    82.5
    78
    33
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    73.9
    82.6
    82
    33
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.2
    82.7
    84
    33
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    74.7
    82.9
    83
    33
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.2
    83.1
    84
    33
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.7
    83.3
    83
    33
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    76.5
    83.6
    78
    33
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    77.4
    84.1
    78
    33
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    78.8
    84.8
    74
    33
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    80.6
    85.6
    65
    34
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.6
    86.5
    63
    35
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.1
    87.8
    55
    36
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.6
    89.4
    54
    47
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.5
    54
    52
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180.43
    32
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    35.03
    154
    177.55
    4
    3. Prostate Cancer
    27.58
    36
    1.70
    179
    4. Lung Cancers
    26.44
    29
    48.65
    2
    5. Hypertension
    18.04
    57
    20.26
    52
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.41
    84
    15.72
    104
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.77
    27
    14.76
    38
    8. Suicide
    14.97
    30
    14.92
    32
    9. Liver Disease
    13.90
    98
    17.00
    85
    10. Alcohol
    12.31
    3
    1.11
    120
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.11
    34
    12.40
    31
    12. Drug Use
    11.71
    4
    2.33
    47
    13. Kidney Disease
    10.48
    119
    14.51
    91
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.40
    35
    3.03
    155
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.18
    167
    22.68
    121
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    12
    5.71
    59
    17. Lung Disease
    8.80
    177
    100.37
    3
    18. Ovary Cancer
    6.29
    31
    3.67
    118
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.94
    156
    19.67
    82
    20. Lymphomas
    5.81
    71
    2.50
    151
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.69
    171
    8.13
    162
    22. Falls
    5.52
    87
    6.03
    79
    23. Cervical Cancer
    5.26
    124
    7.49
    98
    24. Leukemia
    5.06
    28
    3.28
    116
    25. Other Injuries
    4.89
    148
    5.57
    133
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.50
    166
    15.86
    105
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    59
    1.81
    135
    28. HIV/AIDS
    4.15
    92
    0.17
    155
    29. Violence
    3.91
    112
    4.28
    105
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    43
    2.68
    67
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.53
    39
    2.17
    86
    32. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    148
    18.14
    12
    33. Drownings
    3.39
    100
    5.49
    66
    34. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    23
    0.77
    140
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    80
    5.33
    37
    36. Fires
    2.70
    72
    1.37
    105
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    2.43
    175
    7.75
    103
    38. Other Neoplasms
    2.31
    108
    1.17
    154
    39. Epilepsy
    2.25
    69
    1.80
    88
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.22
    111
    4.52
    67
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.15
    41
    0.54
    155
    42. Tuberculosis
    1.56
    122
    57.08
    28
    43. Endocrine Disorders
    1.52
    167
    2.15
    159
    44. Asthma
    1.11
    141
    5.80
    81
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.83
    145
    8.26
    12
    46. Poisonings
    0.70
    100
    2.20
    44
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.63
    26
    0.12
    107
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.56
    158
    5.56
    76
    49. Skin Disease
    0.50
    150
    0.63
    140
    50. Low Birth Weight
    0.49
    182
    10.30
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,532
    40.73
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    1,042
    7.67
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Lung Cancers
    703
    5.18
    13,520
    6.18
    4. Hypertension
    562
    4.14
    5,653
    2.58
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    491
    3.62
    4,123
    1.88
    6. Kidney Disease
    321
    2.36
    3,988
    1.82
    7. Stomach Cancer
    319
    2.35
    3,451
    1.58
    8. Prostate Cancer
    285
    2.10
    165
    0.08
    9. Breast Cancer
    263
    1.94
    2,451
    1.12
    10. Lung Disease
    261
    1.92
    28,017
    12.81
    11. Liver Disease
    251
    1.85
    4,710
    2.15
    12. Influenza and Pneumonia
    250
    1.84
    5,736
    2.62
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    249
    1.83
    1,590
    0.73
    14. Suicide
    248
    1.83
    3,981
    1.82
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    219
    1.61
    789
    0.36
    16. Alcohol
    206
    1.52
    306
    0.14
    17. Lymphomas
    165
    1.21
    687
    0.31
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    147
    1.08
    2,237
    1.02
    19. Leukemia
    144
    1.06
    867
    0.40
    20. Drug Use
    139
    1.02
    625
    0.29
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    135
    0.99
    4,491
    2.05
    22. Falls
    111
    0.82
    1,625
    0.74
    23. Bladder Cancer
    110
    0.81
    749
    0.34
    24. Oral Cancer
    101
    0.74
    512
    0.23
    25. Ovary Cancer
    99
    0.73
    581
    0.27
    26. Liver Cancer
    93
    0.68
    5,076
    2.32
    27. Other Injuries
    90
    0.66
    1,438
    0.66
    28. Skin Cancers
    88
    0.65
    215
    0.10
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    82
    0.60
    5,214
    2.38
    30. Cervical Cancer
    77
    0.57
    1,126
    0.51
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    69
    0.51
    1,495
    0.68
    32. Other Neoplasms
    69
    0.51
    324
    0.15
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    68
    0.50
    149
    0.07
    34. Violence
    58
    0.43
    1,110
    0.51
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    57
    0.42
    1,250
    0.57
    36. HIV/AIDS
    53
    0.39
    47
    0.02
    37. Drownings
    53
    0.39
    1,296
    0.59
    38. Uterin Cancer
    52
    0.38
    344
    0.16
    39. Fires
    51
    0.38
    356
    0.16
    40. Epilepsy
    37
    0.27
    447
    0.20
    41. Endocrine Disorders
    34
    0.25
    540
    0.25
    42. Asthma
    33
    0.24
    1,608
    0.74
    43. Tuberculosis
    31
    0.23
    15,184
    6.94
    44. Congenital Anomalies
    27
    0.20
    1,596
    0.73
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    23
    0.17
    2,275
    1.04
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    13
    0.10
    33
    0.02
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    13
    0.10
    179
    0.08
    48. Skin Disease
    11
    0.08
    170
    0.08
    49. Poisonings
    11
    0.08
    567
    0.26
    50. Encephalitis
    6
    0.04
    187
    0.09
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Estonia ESTONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.58
    36
    1.70
    179
    2. Lung Cancers
    26.44
    29
    48.65
    2
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.41
    84
    15.72
    104
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.77
    27
    14.76
    38
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.11
    34
    12.40
    31
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    12
    5.71
    59
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.29
    31
    3.67
    118
    8. Lymphomas
    5.81
    71
    2.50
    151
    9. Cervical Cancer
    5.26
    124
    7.49
    98
    10. Leukemia
    5.06
    28
    3.28
    116
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    59
    1.81
    135
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    43
    2.68
    67
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.53
    39
    2.17
    86
    14. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    148
    18.14
    12
    15. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    23
    0.77
    140
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    80
    5.33
    37
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.